"O, Canada" may soon be playing on your iPhone.
Earlier today, Canadian telco Rogers Communications
My guess is that Rogers got a better distribution deal than AT&T
Even so, bringing the iPhone to more territories is key to achieving Apple's goal of selling 10 million handsets in 2008, and geometrically more than that in years to come.
What's more, if the Rogers deal is proof of Apple's willingness to negotiate terms, it could augur well for a deal with China Mobile
Rogers and others may also be lured by whatever Apple is creating in the way of a 3G iPhone. At the very least, northern peer Research In Motion
Or in simpler terms: Thanks to Rogers, Canada now stands on guard for the iPhone.
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